Metsing’s Last Stand! Is Anybody Paying Attention?

[Lesotho Times] A FEW years ago, Mothetjoa Metsing, Deputy Prime Minister in all previous coalition governments in Lesotho, seemed untouchable. At the domestic level, his security detail was made up of fierce looking heavily armed soldiers who not only…

[Lesotho Times] A FEW years ago, Mothetjoa Metsing, Deputy Prime Minister in all previous coalition governments in Lesotho, seemed untouchable. At the domestic level, his security detail was made up of fierce looking heavily armed soldiers who not only carried heavy guns but also had grenades as part of their weapons repertoire. At the regional level, Mr Metsing was the face of the past regimes, whose leaders largely did not engage with the country's regional partners. It is not surprising that he seemed to have had the e

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Grapefruit Gets Warm Reception

[Lesotho Times] BUDDING Lesotho film director, Ts’episo Mahase says, her biggest vision for Lesotho’s film industry is to see the local filmmakers putting together their unique ideas into motion and telling stories from their local perspective.

[Lesotho Times] BUDDING Lesotho film director, Ts'episo Mahase says, her biggest vision for Lesotho's film industry is to see the local filmmakers putting together their unique ideas into motion and telling stories from their local perspective.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Diamonds Can Change Lesotho

[Lesotho Times] THERE is every reason to believe that with the fledgling diamond mining operations, Lesotho could be on the verge of considerable economic growth. For that to happen all the stakeholders – from government, mining companies to the affect…

[Lesotho Times] THERE is every reason to believe that with the fledgling diamond mining operations, Lesotho could be on the verge of considerable economic growth. For that to happen all the stakeholders - from government, mining companies to the affected communities must play their part.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Adventure Seekers Explore Machache

[Lesotho Times] ADVENTURE seekers will get an opportunity to explore and experience the magnificent Machache Mountain range and the spellbinding Qiloane falls on 17 February, at the annual Machache-Qiloane Falls Hiking event to be held in Setibing, Mas…

[Lesotho Times] ADVENTURE seekers will get an opportunity to explore and experience the magnificent Machache Mountain range and the spellbinding Qiloane falls on 17 February, at the annual Machache-Qiloane Falls Hiking event to be held in Setibing, Maseru.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

The Plot to Derail Reforms

[Lesotho Times] I HAVE always suspected that the Opposition has no intention of embarking in good faith on the reforms route that all people of goodwill in this country are looking forward to and are dedicated to ensuring will get this country out of t…

[Lesotho Times] I HAVE always suspected that the Opposition has no intention of embarking in good faith on the reforms route that all people of goodwill in this country are looking forward to and are dedicated to ensuring will get this country out of the chaos we find ourselves in. I did not have to wait for long and my answer came handily in the form of a letter written by Mothetjoa Metsing to, among others, the President of South Africa Jacob Zuma in his capacity as the chairperson of the Southern African Development Co

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Open Letter to Letsoela and Matobakele

[Lesotho Times] Accept my sincere congratulations over your well-deserved and merited appointments to the command of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) as commander and deputy respectively.

[Lesotho Times] Accept my sincere congratulations over your well-deserved and merited appointments to the command of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) as commander and deputy respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Parliament Asked to Drop Electroconvulsive Therapy From Mental Health Bill

[Monitor] The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), a Non-Government Organisation advocating for “the adoption and use of human rights” healthcare wants Parliament to drop electroconvulsive therapy used on mental health patients.

[Monitor] The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), a Non-Government Organisation advocating for "the adoption and use of human rights" healthcare wants Parliament to drop electroconvulsive therapy used on mental health patients.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda